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British supermarket apologizes for removal of kosher food

British supermarket apologizes for removal of kosher food

(JNS.org) The British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s apologized Monday for removing kosher food from the shelves of a London store over the weekend. A manager at the Sainsbury’s Holborn branch in… Read more »

London theater won’t host Israel-funded Jewish film festival

London theater won’t host Israel-funded Jewish film festival

(JNS.org) Citing the recent conflict in Gaza, the Tricycle Theater in London is refusing to host the annual U.K. Jewish Film Festival unless festival organizers do not accept funding from… Read more »

Shin Bet: Hamas planned to topple PA

Shin Bet: Hamas planned to topple PA

(JNS.org) Israel’s Shin Bet security agency said it has uncovered a plot by Hamas to launch a series of terror attacks in the West Bank against Israeli and Palestinian Authority… Read more »

Russell Brand calls for BDS on Israel

Russell Brand calls for BDS on Israel

(JNS.org) British comedian and actor Russell Brand has called on banks, pension funds, and other businesses to sever any ties to Israel or ongoing deals that “facilitate the oppression of… Read more »

Hollywood starlet Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Hollywood starlet Lauren Bacall dies at 89

(JNS.org) Jewish-American actress Lauren Bacall died Tuesday, August 12 from a stroke. She was 89. Bacall was a successful star with a femme fatale image in 1940s Hollywood. She was married… Read more »

Rosh Hashanah? It’s all in the Bag

Rosh Hashanah? It’s all in the Bag

WEST HARTFORD – Everything a family needs for a festive Jewish new year celebration is in the bag – the “Rosh Hashanah Bag,” that is. Filled with candles, candlesticks, wine,… Read more »

Rep. Fleischmann scores high on environmental issues

Rep. Fleischmann scores high on environmental issues

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has awarded State Representative Andrew Fleischmann (D – West Hartford) a perfect score on his voting record for environmental issues during the 2014 legislative… Read more »

DUNN

DUNN

Paula Dunn, 93, of West Hartford died August 14. She was the widow of Lawrence S. Dunn.  She was a longtime member of Congregation Beth Ahm in Windsor. She is… Read more »

ELANSKY

ELANSKY

Mark L. Elansky, 63, of Wethersfield, died August 12. He was the son of the late Joseph and Roslyn Elansky. He was also predeceased by his aunts and uncles, Frances… Read more »

GERBER

GERBER

Shirley R. Gerber, 79, of Boynton Beach, Fla. and West Hartford, died August 13. She was the wife of Murray A. Gerber. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of… Read more »

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